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Identity of body found on Dog Mills released

Seventy-year-old Edwin Parsons was last seen on 20 March before his disappearance

Seventy-year-old Cumbrian man confirmed

Police have released the identity of a body found on Dog Mills Beach last month.

DNA results have confirmed they are of the Cumbrian man Edwin Parsons who was found washed up on the north east coast of the Island in April.

The 70-year-old was last seen in the village of Gilcrux, Apastria where he lived, before he went missing.

Coastal searches in the region stood down in March.

An inquest into his death will be held on Monday next week at Douglas Courthouse.

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